Ready for a new Google Docs alternative? Meet open source OX Documents

First to arrive will be a word-processing component enabling multidevice editing and collaboration on major text document formats.

Gender gap? In tech salaries, it's all gone, Dice reports

Since 2009, pay has been equal for men and women with equivalent levels of experience, education, and job titles, the careers site says.

Like Ubuntu Linux? This week, help make it better

This Thursday is the next Ubuntu Bug Day, offering fans a chance to give back and help out.

Ubuntu Linux 13.04 'Raring Ringtail' hits beta 1

No milestone release image will be available, however, until the final beta early next month.

For a fully free desktop OS, try Trisquel GNU/Linux 6.0

Endorsed by the Free Software Foundation, this distribution includes no proprietary components.

The Chromebook family grows again with Acer's new C7

Aimed primarily at schools, this latest entry offers six hours of battery life.

The ultimate Linux starter kit for small business

Linux machines can save your business cold, hard cash. Here's how to pick the best OS and apps for yourself, your workers, and your IT pros.

Ubuntu Linux gets a new official flavor

Following its debut last fall, Ubuntu GNOME Remix is now a supported part of the distribution's family.

No end in sight to telework, survey finds

Despite recent moves at Yahoo and Best Buy, other companies say they plan to keep offering the benefit.

Chrome OS holds firm against hackers at Pwnium 3

Despite the promise of hefty rewards, hackers failed to fell Google's Linux-based OS last week.

LibreOffice update brings remote presentation app to Windows, Mac

Users on any PC platform can now control presentations from an Android phone.

The Chromebook Pixel gets a thumbs-up from Linus Torvalds

'The screen really is that nice,' says the father of Linux.

With convergence in mind, Ubuntu Linux scraps Wayland

Canonical's new device-agnostic plan calls for a different display server, it says.

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Chrome 26 hits beta with a new spell-checking engine

With this latest release, users can sync their custom dictionaries across devices.

Five new features coming in openSUSE Linux 12.3

Now included in the second and final release candidate of this popular Linux OS is 'Secure Boot' support.